Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to sit for licensure. The Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy develops and administers the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for both physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The exam assesses the basic entry-level competence for first time licensure or registration as a PT or PTA within the 53 jurisdictions. Students may visit the website for the Federation of State Boards for Physical Therapy at: